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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Mortgage Fraud Prevention Tips & Information

The OCC has published a new resource aimed at helping homeowners avoid falling victim to mortgage scams.

If you are facing foreclosure or are considering refinancing or modifying your loan, read this helpful publication first. Protect yourself and your home.

OCC - Mortgage Fraud Prevention Tips (PDF)

Topics Covered Include:
  • Ten Warning Signs Of A Mortgage Modification Scam
  • Common Types Of Scams
  • Steps You Can Take To Protect Yourself From fraud
  • Where To Find Legitimate Counselors
If You’re A Victim Of Mortgage Fraud
If you are or think you are a victim of mortgage fraud contact the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions at 1.877.RING DFI (746-4334) and file a complaint.